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flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
aegis - shield; protection; defense
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
knoll - little round hill; hillock
malefactor - evildoer; criminal